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Abyss Scuba Diving

#1 of 2 things to do in Ramsgate Features Animals
278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
+61 2 9583 9662
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Fun with seals, sea dragons and sharks

We dived for 2 days with abyss scuba, they are well set up with lots of steel tanks from 9L to 12L... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Neil28
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Brunei Darussalam
Diving with Seals

We went diving with seals and it was an amazing experience! Abyss Scuba Diving took care of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Juan U
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Australia offers world class scuba diving and diving in Sydney is unmatched by any large city. Abyss Scuba Diving is a 5 Star PADI Career Development Centre and Freediving centre that is located in the heart of some of Sydney's best dive sites. Abyss Scuba Diving offers beginner diver lessons, freediving, advanced diving training, career development training, and a range of Sydney based diving. Abyss Scuba Diving is the home of Sydney's most active dive club.
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278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate, Rockdale, New South Wales 2217, Australia
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We dived for 2 days with abyss scuba, they are well set up with lots of steel tanks from 9L to 12L, rental gear if required. You can also rent thermulation vests -ie battery powered hearing vests for under dry or wert suit - think...More

Thank Neil28
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time for writing such a comprehensive review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed you diving and that our staff looked after you. The Steps are a bit of a walk but it probably the best site to guarantee Seadragons, and...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We went diving with seals and it was an amazing experience! Abyss Scuba Diving took care of everything for us to enjoy our diving experience. The staff is really friendly, the gear is top quality and their operation is really professional! I can't to go...More

Thank Juan U
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thanks for the great review of our seal dive and of the Abyss Scuba Diving diving activities. Our business is focused on maximizing the enjoyment of the diving experience of all those who dive with us. Thanks for choosing Abyss Scuba Diving for your diving....More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Amazing diving experience. To be surrounded by upto 30+ seals all wanting to dance and play is something to behold. Great interactions, you'll be amazed how close they come.More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thanks for such a great review of our seal diving. Diving with seals is one of the bucket list experiences for scuba divers. Personally it is one of those things I just love doing time and time again. It's a pity that they are only...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great day swimming with the seals! Loved it! The dive team went above and beyond to make the whole experience easy and fun. Special mention to Rachael! Thank you!More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thanks for such a great review, we appreciate that you dive with us and that you have spent the time in writing us a review. I have dived all over the world but I still find that go for a dive with the seals is...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

I completed the budget course with Abyss over three weekend days (Sunday, Saturday and Sunday) and had the time of my life!! The theory prior to the course is do-able, providing enough time is left to complete the five knowledge quizzes (don't leave to the...More

Thank Ailish R
PeterJLetts, Manager at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thanks for the great review, I very much appreciate the time and effort you put into writing it. Diving is such a great activity, you get to see things and do things that most other people don't and at the same time it is a...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife went to get PADI cetrified with them. Incredible experience! Andi, our instructor is the best! So good that a month kater we went to dive with seals and it was one of the most incredible experiences of our lives with almost...More

Thank Chumy21
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thanks for such a great review. I find diving with seals as an incredible experience also, they are such great fun. It is good to see that you are going on to do your Advanced Open Water Course, I am sure you will enjoy it...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had a fantastic time with Abyss.. I would not hesitate to recommend them... I am going to do further courses with them. :-)More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thanks for such a great review. It's great that you decided to renew you love of scuba diving with Abyss Scuba Diving. There is lots of great diving around Sydney and I hope you join us on many of our underwater adventurers in Sydney and...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I just got my PADI open water certification here. The whole experience was grade A. I made an account here solely to leave the positive review, the experience was that good. As an American, I can say the experience is definitely worth it if you...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thanks for such a great review, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself on your PADI Open water course. I definitely agree with you that you will always remember your first breath underwater. I learnt over 25 years ago and still remember the first...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

I did my first Sydney scuba dive with Abyss to see the seals at Five Island down near Wollongong. Such an amazing dive, Jarrod and Martin knew exactly how to make the day enjoyable and were so knowledgeable about everything. The moment we set anchor...More

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PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thanks for such a great review. The seals are certainly great fun to dive with, they are just so playful! Make sure you come and do some more of the great dives that Abyss Scuba Diving run. I would recommend you try the double boat...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

We did our PADI Open Water Course with Brett and Grant, and we absolutely loved it! Brett was very informative and supportive, he gave us the confidence that we needed on our first shore dive. He is also hilarious, which is always a plus because...More

Thank Erica C
PeterJLetts, Owner at Abyss Scuba Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thanks for the great review and congratulations on becoming a PADI open water diver. Now you are a PADI open water diver there is lots of diving opportunities for you in Sydney and around NSW. I hope you will come back soon and join us...More

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Richie H
15 May 2017|
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
Sorry, I don't know of anyone in Australia who now offer this service.
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Richie H
14 May 2017|
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
Hi, The Helicopter which had the capacity to do this was relocated from Sydney so we cannot offer this type of diving anymore.
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colmanc641
13 August 2016|
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Response from PeterJLetts | Property representative |
You do need to do some training before you can scuba dive. It is possible to do a short experience die with minimum training, although personally I would always recommend a PADI open water course. The PADI open water course... More
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